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India sees surge in Covid cases with 4,518 fresh infections, nine more deaths

Written by  Jasleen Kaur -- June 06th 2022 11:48 AM
India sees surge in Covid cases with 4,518 fresh infections, nine more deaths

India sees surge in Covid cases with 4,518 fresh infections, nine more deaths

New Delhi, June 6: India on Monday reported 4,518 new Covid-19 cases, taking the tally of coronavirus cases to 4,31,81,335. The active cases have increased to 25,782, according to the update issued by the Union Health Ministry. The death toll due to Covid-19 has climbed to 5,24,701 with nine fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8am stated. The active Covid cases comprised 0.06 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate was recorded at 98.73 per cent, the ministry said. India sees surge in Covid cases with 4,518 fresh infections, nine more deaths An increase of 1,730 Covid-19 cases has been recorded in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.62 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 0.91 per cent, according to the ministry. Also Read | Operation Blue Star 38th anniversary: Amritsar fortified, uneasy calm engulfs the city The number of people who have recuperated from coronavirus surged to 4,26,30,852, while the case fatality rate was 1.22 per cent. The nine new Covid-19 fatalities include four from Kerala. Two deaths each were reported from Uttar Pradesh and one each from Maharashtra, Karnataka and West Bengal. A total of 5,24,701 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 1,47,866 from Maharashtra, 69,790 from Kerala, 40,108 from Karnataka, 38,025 from Tamil Nadu, 26,212 from Delhi, 23,522 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,205 from West Bengal. India sees surge in Covid cases with 4,518 fresh infections, nine more deaths Meanwhile, as many as 12 persons tested positive for the new subvariants of Covid BA.4 and BA.5 in Tamil Nadu, as per state Health Minister M Subramanian. The minister informed that 300 samples were sent to the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad, of which 12 tested positive for the subvariants. Also Read | Hawala Transactions Case: ED raids Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain's residence "Today morning we got info from CDFD that BA.4, and BA5 variants of COVID cases have been detected. So far 4 persons tested BA.4 variant positive while eight persons tested positive for BA.5 variant," he said on Sunday. However, Subramanian said all patients were healthy and currently under the Health Secretary's observation. India sees surge in Covid cases with 4,518 fresh infections, nine more deaths -PTC News


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